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. >> thank you commissioner. yee. >> wong. >> fewer. >> maufas. >> mendoza. >> dr. murase. >> ms. wynns. >> mr. yee. >> you can notify the three they're pointed. >> yes. >> thank you very much. >> okay. let's move on. consent calendar resolutions removed at previous meeting for second reading and action. none toafnlt item o vote on consent calendar and section f::::am. mendoza -- k1 and k33. thank you. roll call. >> thank you. >> on the consent calendar. ms. -- (calling roll). >> [inaudible] as part of the consent calendar and secondly the lowell exterior painting and to the group and for advocating for that and thirdly i want to congratulate facilities in this consent calendar out of the $2 million in approvals 81% are minority or women owned businesses. >> thank you. >> [inaudible] >> that was aye commissioner? norton. wynns. mr. yee. seven aye's. >> thank you. item p consent calendar resolution for board and discussion and action. k1. commissioner mendoza. >> all right thank you. so i actually pulled both of these items. surprise. because they are retroactive. i am sorry
reporter, linda eye yee tells us what is behind those numbers -- linda yee tells us what is behind those numbers. >> reporter: he now has 160 employees. >> i think the economy is really picking up. >> reporter: ryan brauton is one of those new workers. he left his job in construction and decided to become a machinist. >> i chose manufacturing for a reason that it does not seem to be affected by the economy. >> reporter: he tripled his research and development budget during the recession. it has paid off. anderson is building this new plant. >> that's the reason why we're moving. we do have plans to continue hiring. >> reporter: nationally the economy has added an average of 145,000 jobs over the past three months. unemployment has not been this low since january of 2009. >> yes, we are finally below that 8% level, but it is still indicative of a slow go environment. >> reporter: much of the drop in the unemployment rate is attributed to the growth of part-time jobs. >> i didn't even get responses to my resume. >> reporter: 56-year-old amy crawford was forced to take a minimum wage job in
. customers are being duked by misleading packaging. cbs5 reporter linda yee on why critics say the refunds are in order. >> it all comes down to the picture. ahead on her chicks, pecking away at the open field on the carton of judy's organic eggs. the animal legal defense fund says that it is false advertising and they are suing the egg farm. >> the issue is whether the consumers are deceived. and the picture on the packaging depicts hens roaming about a green field. >> reporter: organic free- ranged eggs usually cost a third more than the regular ones. but she doesn't mind. she buys judy's organic eggs. >> i look for that because i want, you know, an animal that is free and roaming free, not in a cage. >> reporter: the animal rights group says that is exactly the misconception. at the farm, it is obvious that the hens are not outside. >> you see thousands of hens it inside them. >> reporter: he said he would not comment until after reading the lawsuit. a family member did tell me by phone that they never claimed that their hens were free range, but that they were caged free and therefore
to do with an embattled sheriff. cbs 5 reporter, linda yee is live at city hall where supervie supervisors are meeting right now. >> making a statement, they just started doing that within the last 20 minutes. so we're getting a sense of how they are going to vote when they actually take that vote, which i'm sure now, will be coming in the next half hour or so. now the public testimony went on for seven hours. more than 100 people lined up to make their cases before the board. most of those speakers were supporters of ross mirkarimi. earlier, mirkarimi and his wife were at a rally. they also brought their child. they had this to say before the hearing started. >> we are here to recognize all our friends because of the incredible support over the many months. that's why we are here. we can only hope for the best outcome. >> we are here. we will extend the family, fighting for justice. this is a family that wants to be together and important moments for san francisco. >> now we are getting word that the supervisors are just about to vote. let's switch live inside to the boa
up at treasure island, of all places. linda yee went to find out what it's doing there. >> reporter: it's been moored off pier 1 on treasure island for weeks. a rusting iron hulk with a history that's the stuff of spy novels. >> it was called the hugh's mining barge. >> reporter: the cia never claimed ownership but it was the cold war and a russian sub sank in waters north of hawaii. president nixon gave the go- ahead to build the barge to raise that sub. >> russian submarines would be brought in and then discussed. >> reporter: the barge had a giant -- it was built by reclusive billionaire howard hughes. but just before the sub reached the surface, it broke up. they found eight dead russian sailors. while there's no more mysterious projects for this decommissioned barge, hiding inside right now is a former government top secret experimental stealth ship known as the shadow. it was built after the cia moved it to the shores of redwood city. the stealth ship was recently sold to bay ship and yacht of alameda. the company reportedly paid $2.5 million. there's no mystery why the barge
with the show. cbs 5 reporter linda yee went on location to find out what keeps bringing him back. >> reporter: it's a location shot not normally done on "csi: new york" on cbs but this week's plot brings the detectives to san francisco to chase down the bad guys. >> we tracked the evidence which leads us to a building that we discover is not in new york city but indeed it's in san francisco. so we come out here to look. and it's great because, you know, we are shooting in los angeles all the time and making new york and so this is a special city. >> reporter: fog and a prominent bridge figure prominently in the show. the action also takes the series star gary sinese to a wooded area of the presidio. >> and we cut. action. >> reporter: acting may be physical first joy and what he is really good at but what his real passion is has nothing to do with his character, mack taylor. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: sinese devotes his time off the set playing bass for his lieutenant dan band and working with veterans groups. many in the actor's own family have served. last march, the band performed at the
this would be directed towards beye -- senator yee, how difficult it would be to bring this model to california. thank you. >> relative to establishing a new financial instrument or a new financial business, it is possible -- i think the question is what is the need for, what is the support for it, and who might be able to carry a bill to allow the to have been. i think one of the selling points is if in fact this new financial structure can be an impetus for new businesses that would generate jobs. i think you are going to hear a welcome applause for something along those lines. not something that i have heard of, but clearly, something that one can look at, and my office will look into that. >> has anybody heard of that kind of model? no? >> [inaudible] >> our panelists that we have not spoken with yet. why don't you talk about marginalized communities? the one complaint i hear from people about the corporate media is that they go to the same sources over and over again. libya is a great example. has anybody heard from a libyan in the last month? right? an iraqi? an afghan? they
. it is not known at this hour if any search is underway. that is the information we know at this hour. linda yee reporting live in san mateo county. >>> thousands of dollars in public funds spent at a strip club. and it took four years for anyone to notice it on the expense report. now a bay area port official is in a lot of hot water and cbs 5 reporter chris on the action taken at an emergency meeting tonight. >> reporter: a party at an upscale strip club, paid for with public money. the man at the center of the allegations, part of oakland maritime director, james kwon. receipts show kwon blew 4,537 in one night, entertaining executives at treasures, a gentlemen's club. port officials never even noticed until now. >> we take this matter very seriously. >> reporter: at a special public meeting tonight, the board voted to appoint outside legal counsel to help investigate kwon and any other shady expenditures. >> we have determined that it's absolutely necessary to have independent, outside legal counsel investigating this matter. >> reporter: port officials claim they tightened their policies ar
. reporting live in at&t ballpark, linda yee giants 5. >> it means big money for big. and the presses are normally stopped this time of year. the giants wouldn't change that. early this morning, rolled league championship shirts an tomorrow world series shirts. >>> after the soggy celebration last night, workers spent the day drying the field out. the latest word, the field is ready to go. >>> and better to be in shape but you never know. you have a little rain coming. >> at 6:00, put the tarp back on. things are looking great. weather should be fine by tomorrow. here's a look at high-def doppler. latest model, it will be out of here. we're seeing showers in campbell cove and bedega bay. early in, early out. showers will end before the first pitch tomorrow night. it will be chilly with limited sunshine, 62 degrees. remember the rainfall yesterday, record rainfall, more rain fell at at&t park yesterday than in the previous 191 days combined. talking about the forecast through the weekend in a few minutes. >> may be an early commute home. people getting home early. 5:07. in a few minute
can find out if your neighbors are in danger of losing their house. linda yee shows us that information is only a click away. >> let's see what we can find here. >> reporter: real estate agent knight is showing a buyer an oakland home now in foreclosure. but buyers can now find out about these distressed deals even before the bank takes the home. the site's new feature gives detailed information. for example, this concord homeowner has been served a notice of default but the home is not yet on the market. >> to have that put in a public place for everyone to see, it's so humiliating and so embarrassing. >> reporter: the site doesn't give out owner names but there are pictures of the homes and the address. >> this is like anybody, your neighbor can see that. your personal financial situation, all over the papers. oh, i cringe. >> reporter: the blue homes indicate the ones a bargain hunter can pounce on, offer the owner a deal before the bank takes it. home buyer beth hood isn't sold on that idea. >> it almost seems predatory in a way. >> reporter: but the site says they'
yee on the empire going all hollywood. >> reporter: it's a force even the toughest storm trooper can't defeat. disney is guiding the star ship in a $4 billion deal that includes lucasfilms. in a company video statement, george lucas said he's putting away his light saber and trusting the house of mickey mouse to take over. >> i realize at some point i needed to retire. i wanted to go on and do other things. the final block was to find a good solid home for the company. >> reporter: lucas employs up to 1400 people here at campus in san francisco. lucasfilm employees did meet with lucas as well as top management all afternoon to discuss their future. by night fall three bus loads of workers returned, many looking grim. what did they tell you? >> i probably shouldn't tell you. >> reporter: was it a good meeting? >> yeah. >> reporter: scott bennett is one of a legion of fabs who lives and breathes star wars. the sale shocked him at first. >> star wars isn't for angry 40- year-olds on the internet. it's for kids. maybe getting some new blood in the franchise is what it needs. >> reporter:
customers are being duped by misleading packages showing happy chickens. cbs 5 reporter linda yee says customers deserves a refund. >> reporter: it all comes down to this picture a hen and her chicks pecking away in an open field on a carton of judy's organi eggs. they are accused of false advertising and they are being sued. >> the issue is whether consumers are deceived. the picture on the packaging depicts hens roaming about a green fields. >> reporter: they usually cost a third more for organic. >> i look for that because i want, you know, an animal that is free and roaming free not in a cage. >> reporter: the animal rights group says that's exactly the misconception. at the farm, it's obvious the hens are not outside. >> if you look around, it speaks for itself. you see a series of sheds with thousands of hens inside them and look at the green fields and you don't see any one roaming scratching or playing out there. >> i always thought they were, you know, roaming free. that's why i chose to buy them. >> reporter: the owner of the egg farm said he would not comment until after he
" restaurant on the west portal neighborhood. cbs reporter linda yee is there with details. linda? >> reporter: well, allen, that fire was so intense that they were still knocking down flames late this afternoon. but take a look. we also learned now that this building, the "squat & gobble" restaurant, it is so unstable now that the fire chief told me it's going to have to come down. hot spots continue to burn hours after the fire started. firefighters did not have the blaze under control until 11 hours after flames were first spotted. two buildings were destroyed. the "squat & gobble" and the wine bar next door. >> we had to go defensive on the restaurant. we had a roof collapse and had some units on the -- you can see back there that we had some problems with the roof collapsing. >> reporter: was anybody hurt? >> we have four firefighters injured. they were all mine more. >> reporter: frank owns the restaurant with his brother, who is out of town today. frank says this will break his heart. >> it's so sad. he treats his stores like babies. he does everything and has to do it right. >> report
. the bill written by leland yee will look at inmates that were arrested as a teenager. more than 300 inmates are currently eligible for that reduction. >>> another first for california with the state set to become the first to ban therapy that tries to turn gay or lesbian teens straight. the governor announced today it has signed senate bill 1172. it is slated to go into effect january 1st. those who opposed the bill said they intend to seek a temporary injunction against the law. >>> starting tomorrow in san francisco, you will need to bring your own bag or an extra dime or two to the store. the city's check out bag ordnance goes into effect monday. stores must give up plastic and offer paper or compostable bags instead. customers will have to pay 10- cents per bag and if they forget to bring their own. restaurants and bakeries are exempt from the law until next year. >>> san francisco blue's fans got a treat today. you have to keep working on. the two day festival filled two blocks with music, food and a lot of fun. >> one happy festival going explains that listening to the blues is a dif
't be happier. cbs 5 reporter linda yee is at the park. >> reporter: dana, several hours after this game ended, there were still a few people out here celebrating. the giants delivered and the fans are delirious. >> woo! >> reporter: game 1, giants! >> giants! i'd be surprised if it goes to five games. >> reporter: fireworks and a flyover started the party. from home made masks to tripped- out bikes. indescribable. >> i went to get the best suit that i thought would represent the giants. i think i found it. >> is that specially made, or you found it off the rack? >> shockingly, i found it off the rock, and it was on sale. >> reporter: there were a lot of things for sale that only a rabid fan could appreciate. and it wasn't hard to spot the scalpers, where the price for two tickets is what you're willing to pay. >> i have to see the market first. >> what's the market? >> reporter: there are other ways to see the game without a ticket. >> over here by the right field gates, these are not the cheap seats. these are the free seats. 125 fans. every three innings. he drove up yesterday to get in lin
night. cbs 5 reporter linda yee is there keeping an eye on things, should anything change. demonstrators told her, though, that they don't want a repeat of last year's violence. >>> we've also learned that the chp will be taking to the streets of oakland to help the stretched police department. officers will be deployed starting next week to boost patrols in high-crime areas and help with traffic enforcement. a similar enforcement is planned for stockton. >>> a bay area mom got quite a surprise when she tried to pick up her six-year-old son from school. the boy, who is autistic, wasn't there, and nobody knew where he was. the remarkable route he took to get where he got. >> i could have been working on my son's obituary today. that cannot happen. it is not acceptable. >> reporter: on tuesday afternoon, the six-year-old was attending an after-school program in hayward. >>> his mother came to pick him up just after 5 p.m. and made the horrifying discovery. >> the police were not killed until they realized that he was missing and he was not on the campus. >> reporter: a half dozen police of
presidio, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> a day after make landfall super storm sandy still making some history. 48 people have been killed nearly 8 million customers in 15 states are without power. new york city's subway system swamped. countless homes have been destroyed by fire, wind, floods. one government prediction says the wind damage alone could top $7 billion. president obamaed heads to new jersey tomorrow to survey the damage there. sandy dealt the garden state a punishing blow. end tired neighborhoods are under water and beach boardwalks are in ruins. duarte geraldino shows us what's left. >> reporter: access to atlantic city is limited tonight because safety officials say the roads are still not safe. many of the areas are littered with debris. behind me, you can see what's left of a nice chunk of the famed atlantic city boardwalk. it was ripped apart by super storm sandy. tomorrow, the president is expected to join the new jersey governor and tour parts of the state most heavily damaged by the storm. in atlantic city, duarte geraldino, cbs 5. >>> the super storm also left parts of mary
. dr. phil will feature a senator leland yee. let's check the conditions at the san mateo bridge that is a big cold up to date there was an accident on the eastbound side on the left during a community room looking at the right side that is the side-stepped the visibility is terrific we are looking at a hot day welcome back to the kron for morning news to 738 him bad track again this morning for the san mateo bridge. after the usual construction delays we've seen over the last month and earlier a current accident and the sound direction that have lanes blocked for about one hour creating and early visual hazard for the westbound ride. it is already back up from the toll plaza all the way out to the base of high-rise. your dumbarton bridge commute is a much better alternate this morning. the ride here on highway 84 as you can see looks better than the commute to highway 92 even though it is all pretty heavy on both approaches. erica. >> and george today sunshine in abundance in fact temperatures climb into the low 90s as we head into tonight clear skies mild warm conditions. as we
to young people serving life sentences without parole. it's yee's second appearance on the show. last year he sat down with dr. phil and required children under 18 to wear helmets. >> there is a battle over skateboarding in laguna beach. state law requires -- state law requires helmets. >>> los angeles may follow the lead of san francisco and oakland. yesterday, an l.a. city council committee gave the okay to start taking kids from companies to handle the i.d. program. the supporters will give access to banking services. critics are saying that will just make it easier for immigration laws to be violated. the city council still has to give final approval. >>> the shooting attack is under investigation this morning. it happened at the peace arch crossing between the united states and canada yesterday afternoon. investigators say a man driving a van with washington state license plates shot the border patrol agent in her booth and then he killed himself. >>> property crimes were up 11% from last year. it's the first year-to-year increase for violent crimes since 1993. the information comes f
.last yee in a row. if overtraining and cincinnati we had to win three but we do need to worry about just one game at a time. this game is expected to start after 5:00 p.m. we will see if that happens. >> well caltran is live at the park. if you would like to be here it will be a 100 percent chance. we play best with our backs against the wall. it will be a cold and windy game. this will show you what is going on. the gusty conditions are apparently--by 5:07 p.m. it should be pretty good we would just have to wait and say. if you would like to go to the game the tickets are sold out. the ticket prices have been changing on-line throughout the morning. there are 8000 tickets available and its is mostly standing room only for $135. it depends on where you shop at. some of these ti $9,999. if you can afford this more power to you. these tickets should be on sale to about 90 minutes before the game starts. >> on to a decision 2012. mr. romney and president obama will be meeting tonight for the last of their three debates. there are troops still in afghanistan and they're concerned about out r
... ♪ 45 bushels of wheat ...all morning long. there's a big breakfast... [ mini ] yee haw! ...in those fun little biscuits. >>> it is 7 ooflt 56. good morning, everybody, i'm jon kelley. the a's and the giants dancing on the edge. actually, stay alive in do or die games yesterday. hold on to their world series dreams. the a's refusing to go down without a fight. hold off a three-game sweep. how about this grab by coco crisp at the wall? they force game four tonight. that will be at 6:30. meantime, the gmen pulling off a win on the road in cincinnati. beating the reds 2-1. the giants also play again today hoping to tie that series up at two games apiece. it looks like history could be on their side. the reds haven't won a playoff game at home since 1995. let's go a's and g-men. christina, i know you're all excited your giants doing it. >> started with the bay bridge. we want a bay bridge world series. just a gorgeous sunrise. clouds really coming in. look at just off shore. we've got a lot of thunderstorm activity. quite a bit of lightning out there. the but the k of the moisture is sorry t
. it began around 1:30 in yee row vista. deputies say after a chase, a woman rammed her truck into a patrol car. deputies opened fire. she's in the hospital recover. >>> an overnight standoff in hollister ended with an arrest. a man barricaded himself inside a home yesterday afternoon. he is a person of interest in the case of a missing mother who disappeared earlier this week. >>> a 45-year-old man is being treated for serious injuries this morning after being shot in san francisco overnight. it all happened ativan nest avenue and lumbar about 1:15 a.m. a short time later, three men were arrested in the same area after a short car chase. they are still trying to figure out if the two incidents are related. >>> well, a fire at a popular san francisco restaurant remains under investigation. it began just after 4:30 yesterday morning in the back of a squat and gobble cafe on westport avenue. the restaurant is right across the street from the busy muni tunnel. flames spread to a nearby wine bar and orthodontist office. muni ran buses -- rerouted buses. firefighters say it doesn't appear to be
full... ♪ 45 bushels of wheat ...all morning long. there's a big breakfast... [ mini ] yee haw! ...in those fun little biscuits. >>> it is 7:26. good morning, everybody. i'm jon kelley. president obama making one major stop before he arrives right here in the pay area this afternoon. he's visiting kern county to officially announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. that property is the headquarters of the united farm workers and serves as planning and coordination centers for chavez and his movement from back in the 1970s. now, after that, the president will fly into san francisco for a major fund-raiser at the bill graham civic auditorium. there will be a concert featuring john legend and a dinner reception for all the supporters. that event sold out and we will be having a live report coming up on the president's visit during our 11:00 newscast. >>> right now let's get a check on that monday forecast. christina loren is here to tell us all about it. look at that. >> spaectacular. good morning to you at home. we have phenomenal sunrise pictures. let's show you
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